Attempted murder charge filed against man accused of beating girlfriend so badly, police thought she was dead
PENDLETON, Ind. – When police found her, they thought she was dead. She could barely speak. Her forehead, lips, cheeks, nose and eyes were extremely swollen and bruised. Only when she moaned did investigators realize she was still alive. The woman’s severe injuries inside a Pendleton home on Sept. 17, 2022, were the result of […]
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SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A large crowd gathered together to celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Worshipers joined the Sisters of Providence for a special Mass Monday morning at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The Feast Day’s namesake, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence back in October […]
INDIANOLA, Ill. (WCIA) — Sunday’s two-vehicle crash in Danville killed three people. Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden said the incident happened on Catlin-Indianola Road in Indianola. Victims include 52-year-old Lee J. Hall, 46-year-old Felisha J. Hall, and their daughter, 18-year-old Madison G. Hall, all of Oxford, Indiana. Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday. The Vermilion County […]
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Monday, Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett proclaimed the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Council on Domestic Abuse, known as CODA, put up a banner to mark the occasion in the Vigo County Courthouse. The banner will remain on display throughout the month. CODA Executive Director Emily […]
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Comptroller Susana Mendoza has been endorsed by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce on Monday for re-election. She is the only Democratic statewide candidate to be endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce. “Voters from both parties should rest assured that Susana is the right person to take on the difficult tasks ahead […]
CHARLESTON, Ill. (WCIA) — On Saturday, the Charleston Five Mile House is hosting the Blacksmith Hammer-In, which includes blacksmithing demonstrations. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be an archaeology display. There is a bonfire and barn dance from 4 to 6 p.m., open to anyone who likes to dance, said organizers.Then, on Sunday, […]
COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — After 22 years with the Coles County Memorial Airport, Director Andrew Fearn received the 2022 Honorable Roger C. Marquardt “Excellence in Aviation Leadership” award on September 26. The Illinois Public Airport Association gives this award to an aviation industry professional every year. Officials said this award honors people who make the local […]
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